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Fri, Apr 17, 2015 4:05 PM
Putting astronauts into short-term hibernation could make space travel more efficient.
It's all about enjoying similar things.
Having a plan in place will make things easier for you and your family if disaster strikes.
A photographer spotted a coyote as it trotted into her yard and explored a toy left in the snow. What she managed to capture on camera is the beauty of play.
The dwarf planet is a leftover from the solar system's early days, and it could have become a full-sized planet if not for Jupiter's gravitational tug.
Mars might have had enough water to cover up to 20 percent of the planet about 4.5 billion years ago, and it may still have substantial underground reservoirs.
Photographer Annie Degré captures these otherworldly images by shooting during the golden hour and juxtaposing her subjects against the path of the setting sun.
Playful, curious, rambunctious and adorable, the North American river otter is also a key player in alerting us to problems in our waterways.
Organization cites a 'shifting mood' concerning treatment of the animals as the main reason behind its decision.
First-time contender Estonia scores big (with no shade thrown) in the fifth annual contest.
Ben Savard was trying to photograph an octopus when suddenly he became the cephalopod's subject.
These clever owls have a smart strategy to finding a new nesting site.
Panda populations have grown 16.8 percent in 10 years, according to a report by Chinese authorities.
Newly discovered peacock spiders dubbed Sparklemuffin and Skeletorus are as fascinating as they are off-the-charts flamboyant.
One of the country's most active volcanoes began its eruption well before dawn, forcing the evacuation of nearby villages.
Warm years are more common now and sparking more droughts, with six drought years in the past 20 years, compared to 14 drought years in the previous 98 years.
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